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New Book Chronicles the Great Lakes’ History and Threats

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In his book “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” author Dan Egan chronicles the history of the world’s largest group of freshwater lakes as well as the natural and man-made dangers threatening it.

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June 28, 2017 - Full Show

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June 28, 2017 - Full Show

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June 27, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the June 27, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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June 27, 2017 - Full Show

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June 26, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the June 26, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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June 26, 2017 - Full Show

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The Week in Review: Illinois’ Budget Crisis Deepens

Joel Weisman and guests discuss the week's news.

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The Week in Review: Illinois’ Budget Crisis Deepens

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Ask Geoffrey: Lyric Opera’s Marquee Mystery

Geoffrey Baer drops the curtain on an opera house mystery in this week’s Ask Geoffrey.

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Ask Geoffrey: Lyric Opera’s Marquee Mystery

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Cook County to Release Findings of Independent Review of Ass

Assessor Joseph Berrios discusses what can be done to improve the assessment process.

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Cook County to Release Findings of Independent Review of Ass

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Gwendolyn Brooks: Still ‘Real Cool’ at 100

Today's poets are finding creative ways to remember Gwendolyn Brooks.

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Gwendolyn Brooks: Still ‘Real Cool’ at 100

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Keeping Elections Safe From Hackers

A look at how to keep election systems secure from hacks.

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Keeping Elections Safe From Hackers

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Rauner Threatens to Prolong Special Session If There's No Bu

The governor released a statement indicating he would prolong the special session.

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Rauner Threatens to Prolong Special Session If There's No Bu

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Three Cops Indicted in Alleged Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

Three Chicago cops are charged with conspiracy in connection with the Laquan McDonald case

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Three Cops Indicted in Alleged Laquan McDonald Cover-Up

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Web Extra: Gwendolyn Brooks "We Real Cool"

Listen to Gwendolyn Brooks read her poem "We Real Cool."

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Web Extra: Gwendolyn Brooks "We Real Cool"

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Exhibit Reveals Creative Process, Influence of Paul Gauguin

A new exhibit showcases the little-known woodworking and ceramics of artist Paul Cauguin.

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Exhibit Reveals Creative Process, Influence of Paul Gauguin

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